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Stony Ridge

60 N. Lakeview Ave, Ely, MN 55731
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Ranked #7 of 21 Restaurants in Ely
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Pulling up to this place we weren't sure what to expect.... But it was hands down the best burger i've had anywhere!! With something like 50 on the menu you can't miss. The burgers are huge (12 oz) so we shared. Note, they charge a couple bucks split plate fee (which I always think is dumb- either that or I'm... More

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Ely, Minnesota, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Driving in to Stony Ridge resort is like going back in time...from the winding drive without any blaring signs to the cleverly named cabins; the restaurant was similarly rustic. That was part of the appeal of the place, although there is outside dining looking out over the lake. The burgers are huge and delicious--so many to choose from. A gluten-free... More

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Cypress, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We were fore warned that the burgers were huge. Our server even recommended that we order ONE "Wimpy" burger and share it. But, my husband felt he could handle the burger. Noooo....that did not work out. We had to use a knife and fork to eat our burger...the patty was very thick....the buns were just as thick....it would be impossible... More

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I agree with another review. The food is quite good, at least our stuffed hash browns were. Coffee not good. Problem with this place is the cleanliness. It totally is the reason why the place wasn't packed with people. We drove by Britton's and they had a waiting line outside. Our table was in a great location...we had a fairly... More

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Aurora, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Hamburgers are the prime reason to visit and eat. You will not believe it until you try it. The physical plant is nothing special but don't let it scare you away. A good lunch or dinner break from fishing. Boat dock available. Outside seating available if weather and Minnesota "State Birds" permit.

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Boerne, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stopped in for lunch with some dads and boy scouts before heading to the Northern Tier Boy Scout Camp. It came on the recommendation of a local fish tackle store owner. The outside dining looks over a lake, very relaxing and peaceful. Mosquitoes can be a nuisance, but welcome to northern MN. The burgers were huge and delicious. Even a... More

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Big Lake, Minnesota
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109 reviews 109 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The food is fresh, good and hot; the Sasquatch burger is always fun to try to finish with 3 other people. The one thing that this place needs is a good cleaning, the windows are cloudy, the carpet is matted, things are sticky, and the shared bathroom is dirty. I understand it is a family run business; I have one... More

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place is great. I recommend sitting out on the patio. It has a great view of a beautiful lake. The food was awesome and the burgers are huge. Everything including the potato chips were homemade. The onion rings were great. Very casual. You really should be hungry when you go there because the portions are huge!!

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Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We were really hungry after our 5 mile hike. I saw the sign and it was off the main road so we thought we would try it out. It is very small and we got the last booth. We both ordered hamburgers. I got chips, which were freshly made there and my husband got onion rings. The hamburgers were huge... More

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Grand Rapids, MI
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251 reviews 251 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This restaurant is a bit off the main drag in Ely, but worth the effort. It is extremely casual – their friendly dogs come right up to you in hopes of some scraps. There is indoor and outdoor seating. Indoor is a bit lackluster, but outdoor has a pretty view over a lake. Their burgers are insane. Every possible type... More

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Additional Information about Stony Ridge

Address: 60 N. Lakeview Ave, Ely, MN 55731
Phone Number: 218.365.6757
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
Cuisine: Hamburgers, Seafood

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